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Calendar of Events for 2016

There’s something for every music taste at the Northport Community Arts Center. To order your Season Tickets call our office at 231.386.5001, Monday through Friday, 10 am to 2 pm. Summer shows go on sale in May.

Bach To Rock Concert Bach to Rock

The Village Voices
Conducted by Carol Bachmeyer

Saturday, June 25 at 8 PM         

$15 adults

$5 students

Nicholas & Helen Sica


Join the Village Voices for a Grand Night of Singing. This Bach-to-Rock performance covers music from many genres: classical, Celtic, country, and more. You will hear the works of composers like Schubert, Copland, the Gershwins, and Bob Dylan; songs like “Side By Side,” “Mack the Knife,” and even “Don’t Be Cruel.” With music from Mozartto Michael Jackson, our goal is to leave you with a song in your heart.


A Traverse Symphony Orchestra EnsembleTraverse City Symphony

Conducted by Kevin Rhodes       

Saturday, July 16 at 8 PM         

$25 adults

$5 students

Marlis Mann & Tom Skinner
Colleen Cooper & Jes Asmussen
Larry Coppard & Susan Ager
Easling Construction Company
Easling Home Maintenance
Dick & Sherry Koenig
Northport Point Jazz Buffs


Hand-picked and under the direction of Maestro Kevin Rhodes, an ensemble from the Traverse Symphony Orchestra performs a selection of classical and chamber music for you, chosen just for this exclusive, one-time appearance at the NCAC. Come and bring your friends to what promises to be an unforgettable evening of beautiful music.


The Music ManMusic Man

July 30, August 2, 4 and 6 at 8 PM                               

July 31 and August 7 at 2 PM        

Adults $25/weekends $20/weekdays

Students $5

Colleen Cooper & Jes Asmussen
Dick & Sherry Koenig
Jack & Janice Patrick
Leelanau Enterprise & Enterprise Printing
Janet Crane in memory of Robert Crane
Norv & Sharon Hall
Northport Lions Club
Northport Stor-All, LLC - Mike & Kathryn May, Owners
Ross & Evy Sussman


We’re gonna have trouble — right here onstage as the NCAC presents the classic musical comedy The Music Man. This locally produced, cast, and accompanied show is certain to have you singing familiar tunes for days. “Seventy-six Trombones,” “Till There Was You,” and other beloved songs fill the six-time Tony award–winning show. This tale of the redemptive power of love is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation.


Traverse City Dance ProjectTC Dance Project

Sunday, August 14 at 2 PM       

$20 adults

$5 students

Sherwood Manufacturing Corporation
Mary Ann Meanwell


The Traverse City Dance Project unites top dancers, choreographers, and musicians for its 2016 season of new works and masterworks. Now in its fourth season, this thrilling company makes its debut NCAC performance this summer. The program includes four electrifying ballets and live music. Don’t miss this broadly appealing, world class production.


Northport Community Band Sousa ConcertSousa concert

Conducted by Don Wilcox    

Saturday, September 3 at 8 PM          

$15 adults

$5 students

Martinson Funeral Home
Ken & Ann Bloomquist
Ron & Marvel Jones
Judie Leece in memory of Curt Leece
John & Adele Cermak
Steve Gilbreath in memory of Lauran Gilbreath
Themie & Barbara Majoros
Don & Anita Myers
David & Rose Mary Schmidtke


Come join the whole community at our most popular concert of the season. Wrap up your summer with the rousing songs of America’s Master of the March and a lively mix of concert band classics from other composers. As true today as when The Seattle Post Intelligencer reported in 1927, a Sousa concert is “a dramatic performance, a stirring lesson in patriotism, and a popular musical event, all on the same program.”


Dixie Swim Club, A PlayDixie Swim Club

October 7, 8, 14, 15 at 8 PM

October 9 and 16 at 2 PM           

$15 adults

$5 students

Bayshore Oil & Propane
Rick & Karen Cross
Robert & Mary Smart


Thirty-three years returning to the same cottage: The Dixie Swim Club introduces us to group of friends — whom we all already seem to know — who met in college and return every year to the same seaside cottage to renew their friendships and meddle in each other’s lives. We follow these friends from their forties to their seventies, laughing, crying, and smiling all the way in our second community theatre offering of the season.

Northport Community Band and The Village VoicesChristmas 2016

Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 11 at 3 PM

$15 adults

$5 students

Northport Bay Boat Yard – Don & Rae Ellen Thyer
Fischer’s Happy Hour Tavern
Thomas & Milliken Millwork, Inc.
Ty & Kathy Wessell


NCAC’s gift to the community returns in our traditional combined Christmas Concert, featuring The Village Voices and The Northport Community Band. Many in the area consider this concert to be their official start to the holidays. Seasonal classicsfrom each group and a rousing sing-along are guaranteed to get you into the Christmas spirit.




2016 Season Tickets

Buy a Season Ticket for all performances with reserved seating in your favorite seat. Details to come.


To order your Season Tickets, call our office at 231.386.5001, Monday through Friday, 10 am to 2 pm.  Plus, we can hold your tickets for you at the NCAC and you can pick them up in our lobby.  There’s no last minute “Where did I put those tickets?” search or worse yet, forgetting them altogether!


Packages and individual tickets are only available through our office or by calling 231.386.5001, Monday through Friday, 10 am to 2 pm.